plural -s
: the head of a school
especially : the leader of an Athenian school of philosophy
[French scolarque & German scholarch, from Late Greek scholarchēs] archaic : a school inspector in France or Germany

Word History


Late Greek scholarchēs, from Greek scholē school + -archēs -arch

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“Scholarch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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